Jenkins Independent School

9409 Highway 805
Jenkins, KY 41537
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 468 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Jenkins Independent School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jenkins Independent School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Jenkins Independent School's student population of 468 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Jenkins Independent School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jenkins Independent School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#1113 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
30%
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20-24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
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11%
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White
99%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.02
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≥80%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jenkins Independent School's ranking?
Jenkins Independent School is ranked #1113 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Jenkins Independent School?
The graduation rate of Jenkins Independent School is 80%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Jenkins Independent School?
468 students attend Jenkins Independent School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Jenkins Independent School students are White, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jenkins Independent School?
Jenkins Independent School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Jenkins Independent School offer ?
Jenkins Independent School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jenkins Independent School part of?
Jenkins Independent School is part of Jenkins Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 468 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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